Clash of Titans

Men´s Champions League – Round 6 – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – It is the ultimate clash of titans, when PSG and Pick Szeged meet in Group B, on Sunday. With five rounds into the competition, they are the only two teams that have not lost a single point.  A fact that is about to change when the teams meet in the French capital late, Sunday afternoon. Do the Hungarian champions stan… »

“It’s a lot of fun to play in Veszprem”

By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – For the past two seasons Jesper Nielsen was part of the star ensemble of Paris Saint-Germain. He reached the Final4 of the VELUX EHF Champions League twice, but ended up em… »

“No point asking questions now, while we don’t have the answers”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Hosting the EHF EURO often translates into having a “small” advantage. Certainly, France’s head coach, Olivier Krumbholz, tried to make the most of it last week, organizing… »

“I feel okay in my role”

INTERVIEW – Mads Mensah Larsen feels okay in his different roles – as a replacement playmaker in the Danish national team, while occupying the left back position – most of the time – at Rhein-Neckar Löwen, as he tells in this exclusive interview. By Peter Bruun Mads Mensah Larsen has no second thoughts about the part he plays in the Danish national team or at Rhein-Neckar Löwen, w… »

“I am in a special situation”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – You have to go way back in time to find a competition that included the French women’s handball team, where France played without Gnonsiane Niombla. At age 28, the center-ba… »

“The Champions League has been the biggest challenge for me”

By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Emily Bölk’s move from Buxtehude to Thüringen was one of the most anticipated transitions this summer, including her debut in the EHF Champions League. Having scored a tota… »

“I will probably never be completely satisfied”

INTERVIEW – Nikolaj Jacobsen, Denmark’s national handball coach and head coach in Rhein-Neckar Löwen talks to about the ups and downs, coaching one of the world´s strongest national teams and a top team in Germany’s Bundesliga, at the same time. By Peter Bruun “I think I can say for sure that the day will never come, where I can claim that I am completely satisfied.” These are the… »

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Women´s Champions League – Round 3 By Peter Bruun Top FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria After a decisive loss at home to CSM Bucuresti and only winning by one against Vipers Kristiansand because of a last-secon… »

Punishing Kobenhavn´s mistakes enough for Rostov win

Women EHF Champions League – Round 3 MATCH OF THE WEEK – In a match that resembled more of a fight than a good game of handball, punishing Kobenhavn´s mistakes was enough for Rostov-D… »

Nikola Karabatic out for 4 months…what are the consequences?

By Kevin Domas On Friday morning Nikola Karabatic underwent surgery, to heal a bunion on his left foot. After suffering for almost two years, “the pain had become too strong,” says the French national center-back on the club’s website.  “It reached the point where, if I carried on, I could have jeopardized my career.” There will be immediate consequences for his club, Paris Saint-Germain after fiv… »